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Effects of a Fat-sugar Supplemented Diet, with and Without Exercise Training, on Body Fat Mass and Selected Cardiometabolic Risk Markers in Overweight and Obese, Sedentary Males

Abstract The winter holiday period has been highlighted as a major risk period for weight gain due to excess caloric intake in the form of fat and sugar. Furthermore, diets high in fat and sugar have been implicated in the pathogenesis of diabetes and cardiovascular disease. Exercise aids in the prevention of weight/fat gain, and prevents deleterious changes in cardiometabolic function. The objective of this study was to examine the effects of a fat-sugar supplemented diet, with and without two different exercise training protocols, on body composition, glycemic control and other markers of cardiovascular disease in an at-risk population of overweight and obese males. Twenty-seven, healthy overweight/obese (BMI >25 kg/m2) males were fed 2 donuts ... (more)
Created Date 2016
Contributor Tucker, Wesley Jack (Author) / Gaesser, Glenn A (Advisor) / Angadi, Siddhartha S (Committee member) / Whisner, Corrie M (Committee member) / Buman, Matthew P (Committee member) / Shaibi, Gabriel (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Nutrition / Kinesiology / Health sciences / body composition / dietary fat / dietary sugar / glycemic control / high-intensity interval training / moderate-intensity continuous training
Type Doctoral Dissertation
Extent 149 pages
Language English
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Note Doctoral Dissertation Physical Activity, Nutrition and Wellness 2016
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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